Zoning Board of Appeals

Mission Statement

The Zoning Board of Appeals was established to hear and decide the following categories of appeals and petitions:
  • Appeals by persons aggrieved by decisions of the Townsend Zoning Enforcement Officer (Building Commissioner) in the grant or denial of permits or zoning enforcement decisions.
  • Petitions for Variance from the provisions of the Townsend Zoning Bylaw.
  • Petitions for Special Permit for certain uses of land or structures as set forth in the Townsend Zoning Bylaw.
  • Applications for Comprehensive Permits pursuant to MGL Chapter 40B.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Beth Faxon Administrative Assistant

Board Members

Members

NameTitleTerm Expires
William Cadogan

Chairman

2021

Darlene Sodano

Vice Chair

2020

David R. Chenelle

Clerk

2023

Craig Stevens

Member

2022

Robert Rebholz

Member

2019

Victoria J. Janicki

Alternate Member

2019

Vacancy One

Alternate Member

2019

Vacancy Two

Alternate Member

2019